Cassie Castro, M.Ed, LPC-Associate
Supervised by Hayley Stulmaker, PhD, LPC-S, RPT, CCPT
Hi, my name is Cassie Castro. I earned my Masters degree in Counseling at the University of Houston. My work with children began in the education field, after first earning a Bachelor’s degree in music education. I served as an educator for several years. After that I eventually made the shift into the counseling profession as a child therapist.
Counseling is a great opportunity to explore any life questions or issues that might be challenging to navigate alone. Through a child-centered approach, I help your child build coping skills and tools through play therapy. Play is intuitively a child’s first language. Through play therapy children are most naturally able to express and experience their emotions. Child-centered play therapy focuses on centering and understanding the child’s needs, in addition to facilitating communication with you how to best meet those needs as the parent.
Together, we will build on your child’s personal strengths and increase your self-awareness as a parent to create a transformative experience. I look forward to helping you begin your journey towards the life you imagine for you and your child.
As a team we wholeheartedly welcome and embrace diversity. I hold special interests in providing counseling support for individuals and families of the LGBTQIA+ community. Creating a safe space for sex-positive counseling when working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families is also something I provide for my clients.
I aspire to be fluent in Spanish, enjoy practicing yoga, and love traveling to new places to experience nature and the food. I am not a cat person, yet somehow came to love three cats of my own named Little Cat, Jiji, and Meechi.